ISRO launches 36 One Web Satellites

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Points to ponder:

  • LVM3 (GSLV Mark-3) is the Indian Space Research Organization’s largest payload rocket, which carried 36 One Web satellites on board 
  • This is Network Access Associates Ltd’s (one web group business) second operation under a contractual arrangement with New Space India ltd (NSIL) to launch 72 satellites into low earth orbit. (LEO).
  • The current mission called for the 43.5-meter-tall, 643-tonne spacecraft to put 36 One Web Gen-1 satellites totaling about 5,805 kg into a 450-kilometer circular orbit with an inclination of 87.4 degrees.